Essilor’s Independent Distributor Division Celebrates 2016 Award Winners

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Monday, January 16, 2017 12:30 AM COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—At Essilor of America’s national sales meeting, held here last week, the company’s Independent Distribution Division (IDD) recognized selected independent laboratory partners for outstanding achievements.

Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation Announces Six 2017 Scholarship Recipients

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Monday, January 16, 2017 12:27 AM ST. LOUIS—Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation has announced six recipients of its 2017 scholarships and the recipient of a “one-time Inspiration Award” that was added this year by the family of Dr. Larry J. Alexander.

National Vision’s Partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America Recognized by ICSC Foundation

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Monday, December 26, 2016 12:18 PM DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc. and Boys & Girls Clubs of America have been recognized for their effort to provide eyecare to American youth by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation, which has awarded National Vision with the 2016 Retailer Community Support Award.

Optical Women’s Association Announces 2017 Award Recipients

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Monday, December 19, 2016 12:24 AM DALLAS, Texas—The Optical Women’s Association will honor Kate Renwick-Espinosa, president, VSP Vision Care, as the 2017 Pleiades award recipient and Lorie Lippiatt, OD, and president, Salem Eyecare Center, has been selected as its 2017 Pyxis award recipient. In addition, the 20th anniversary honoree and recipient of the organization's new Pinnacle Award will be Corrine McCormack, vice president and fashion director, FGXI.

Deadline Approaching for 2017 National Optometry Hall of Fame Nominations

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:24 AM ST. LOUIS—The deadline to submit online nominations for the 2017 National Optometry Hall of Fame is Jan. 15, 2017.

VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2016

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Monday, December 12, 2016 12:20 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 8th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year.

American Optometric Foundation Announces 2016 VSP Global Scholarship Recipients

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Friday, December 9, 2016 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF), an affiliate of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), and VSP Global announced the recipients of this year’s Practice Excellence Scholarships.

American Academy of Ophthalmology Awards 2016 EnergEYES Award

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Monday, December 5, 2016 12:18 AM CHICAGO—The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) announced that Jean E. Ramsey, MD, MPH is the recipient of the 2016 EnergEYES Award.

Women In Optometry Recognizes Six Women ODs for Excellence at AAO Meeting

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Monday, November 14, 2016 12:27 AM ANAHEIM, Calif.—Women In Optometry (WO) presented its first Theia Awards recognizing women ODs for excellence in the categories of leadership, mentorship and education, and innovation at the annual American Academy of Optometry (AAO) meeting held here last week.

Prevent Blindness Names VM’s Marge Axelrad as 2017 ‘Person of Vision’

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:24 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness has chosen Marge Axelrad, SVP, editorial director at Vision Monday/Jobson Optical Group as the recipient of the 2017 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award.

Nominations Now Being Accepted for National Optometry Hall of Fame Awards

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Monday, November 7, 2016 12:18 AM ST. LOUIS—Nominations for the 2017 National Optometry Hall of Fame are now being accepted online. The deadline for online submissions is Jan. 15, 2017.

ABB Optical Group Announces Winners of ABB Cares

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Monday, October 31, 2016 12:21 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group, announced that seven non-profit organizations, nominated by ECPs nationwide, will receive grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

National Vision Announces 2016 Vendor Award Winners

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Monday, October 24, 2016 12:21 AM DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc., one of the largest optical retailers in the U.S. market, announced late last week the winners of its 2016 National Vision Vendor Awards.

Energeyes Names 2016 President’s Council Award Winner

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Monday, October 3, 2016 12:21 AM DALLAS—The Energeyes Association for Corporate Affiliated Optometrists announced that Joseph Barr, OD, is the 2016 recipient of the Energeyes President’s Council Award.

Vision Monday, 20/20 Magazine Host Eighth Annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:33 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the eighth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.
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